"Most impressed"

About: Grantham & District Hospital / Accident and emergency

I was brought to A&E by ambulance early one morning in July suffering from chest pain and previous shortness of breath.

I was seen within minutes by nursing and medical staff who could not have been more efficient, kinder or more reassuring..

When cardiac problems were ruled out I was quickly X rayed and found to have a pneumothorax.

This was treated and I was then admitted to EAU.

There I was given every consideration by medical and nursing staff .

During the three days I was on the ward I was well looked after and mostly kept informed about my condition.

The consultant, doctor and nurses were friendly and professional.

My subsequent OPD and X Ray appointments were all efficient, with little waiting and assistance available when necessary. I cannot speak too highly of

Grantham hospital.

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Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Mr Hoyles,

I am so pleased that you had such an excellent experience of Grantham Hospital.

Comments like these are great for staff morale and I will share with all of the departments that you visited.

Thank you.

Lucy Blakey,

Ward Sister - Emergency Assessment Unit / Outpatients Department

Grantham and District Hospital

Response from United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Dear Ron,

On behalf of all units, thank you for sharing you kind comments. I will ensure all staff get to read these.

Teresa Shepherd

Sister - Accident and Emergency Department Grantham